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Access requests reveal lack of information

Online logs for Access-to-Information requests reveal that a lot of requested information, according to the government, simply doesn't exist. Kady O'Malley looks at requests noteworthy for their lack of records.
Summaries of federal Access-to-Information requests, which must be posted online under federal law, reveal an often surprising lack of documentation about official discussion on key issues. (iStock)

Summaries posted online for Access-to-Information requests to federal departments and agencies reveal that a lot of requested information, according to the government, simply doesn't exist.

Kady O'Malley looks at some of the requests noteworthy for revealing a complete lack of records.

Part one: Back down the rabbit-hole in search of documents that never were - federal departments.

Part two: Through the Looking Glass (And What You Won't Find There) - federal agencies, institutions and Crown corporations.